‘Breaking Bad’ Sets Another Ratings Record Heading into Finale

Breaking Bad Ratings

It draws 6.6 million, more than double last year

Despite facing the Emmy Awards on Sunday — during which it picked up the prize for best drama — AMC’s “Breaking Bad” hit another ratings high with 6.6 million viewers.

Nielsen said it also said the show set a record in adults 18-49 with 4.3 million viewers, or roughly a 3.4 rating in the demo.

SEE ALSO: Vince Gilligan Credits Netflix for AMC’s ‘Breaking Bad’ Surviving, Thriving

The previous high in total viewers for “Breaking Bad” came the previous week, with 6.4 million — or about twice the audience it was drawing in the summer of 2012.

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The “Breaking Bad” series finale is set for this Sunday.

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  2. EK says:

    Factor in DVR usage by Emmy viewers and it will be much higher.

  3. jncobbs says:

    Considering it was facing the Emmys, this is very impressive! I was one of those 6.6 who turned away from the Emmys.

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